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'She went out for bread - got to protest': how a Russian-speaking immigrant witnessed the riots

At 14:00, I went out for bread, tomatoes and cheese. We have introduced a curfew - from 18:00 to 06:00 you need to be at home. The police can detain for violating this rule, which is completely legal. Further - from the first person. Didn't leave the house ...

Tatyana Vorozhko

Journalist of the Ukrainian Voice of America Service

Quarantine, we will miss: what good did self-isolation give us

No doubt about it: the coronavirus pandemic is a huge tragedy. According to official figures alone, more than 350 people have died, the number of people affected by the SARS-CoV-000 virus is approaching 2. The world's economic performance is expected to decline by 6% monthly, world trade ...

Russians involved in Trump's conspiracy case with Russia: who they are and what their role is

Rinat Akhmetshin, Anatoly Samochornov, Felix Sater, Irakli Kaveladze - few have heard of them. But by the will of fate, they were involved in the whirlpool of the largest scandal of the XNUMXst century in the United States, known as Obamageit. Besides the fact that they all come from ...

More than a salary: what help do those who lose their jobs due to a pandemic get in the US

“My friend lives in Oklahoma, she is an ultrasound technician, and together with her husband they receive $ 8800 a month in unemployment benefits - and it is more profitable for them not to work,” my friend Valeria, who lives in New York state, told me. She is a dentist, and ...

Firyuza Yanchilina

science journalist

Venus with a surprise: how quarantine 'affects' even a distant planet

Have you ever wondered if there is any benefit from quarantine or is this one complete loss? In mid-May 2020, when the worldwide quarantine due to COVID-19 was still ongoing, I decided to take a walk in the fresh air before going to bed. A small, cozy town on Long Island, close to ...

Ksenia Kirillova

journalist ForumDaily

How to avoid typical mistakes of Russian-speaking immigrants in the USA

The USA is a country of opportunities where, it would seem, everyone can become anyone. Nevertheless, often Russian-speaking immigrants complain that ignorance of the “unwritten code” of the local culture of communication often not only interferes with adaptation, but can also significantly complicate life in ...

Quarantine and documents: how to remotely solve bureaucratic issues in Russia and the USA

Foreign citizens living in the USA often encounter problems that arose in their country of origin, where they lived before, or the place of residence of their wives, brides, children ... In the modern world, everything is closely interconnected. And even now, when the world has stopped at ...

Oleg B.

Columnist

Charming beaches, disgusting service and Kashpirovsky: what is it - real Brighton Beach

“The weather is nice on Deribasovskaya, or it’s raining again on Brighton Beach” - this was the first film I watched at the beginning of our century. Then America was a completely different world for me, and in every film frame I peered at all the details of life and life ...

Helping Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus: 5 Programs Available in New York and More

Due to the economic situation due to the coronavirus, small business owners found themselves in limbo - they don’t know what awaits them tomorrow, and most importantly they don’t understand what to do next. No one can give a clear answer to this question, but there is ...

How life in the USA changes people: the personal experience of our immigrant

I have been in the US continuously for about 8 months, not counting the wintering in California a couple of years ago. Novice - that's how my acquaintances happily call me. Indeed, by the standards of immigrants living here for five to seven years, I am that very newcomer. How does it change life ...

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